Generic Name: CALCIUM CARBONATE/SIMETHICONE CHEWABLE -
ORAL Pronounced: (KAL-see-um KAR-bo-nate/sye-METH-i-kone) Rolaids Plus Anti-Gas Oral Uses
This combination medication is used to treat symptoms
caused by too much stomach acid such as heartburn, upset stomach, or
indigestion. It is also used to treat symptoms of extra gas such as bloating
and feelings of pressure/discomfort in the stomach/gut. Calcium carbonate is an
antacid that works by lowering the amount of acid in the stomach. Simethicone
works by breaking up gas bubbles in the gut.
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the product before. The manufacturer may have changed the ingredients. Also,
products with similar names may contain different ingredients meant for
different purposes. Taking the wrong product could harm you.
How To Use Rolaids Plus Anti-Gas Oral
Take this product by mouth as directed. Chew the
medication well before swallowing. Follow all d...
Generic Name: ALUMINUM/MAGNESIUM ANTACID/SIMETHICONE -
ORAL Pronounced: (a-LOO-mi-num/mag-NEE-zee-um/sye-METH-i-kone) Antacid Anti-Gas Oral Uses
This medication is used to treat the symptoms of too much
stomach acid such as stomach upset, heartburn, and acid indigestion. It is also
used to relieve symptoms of extra gas such as belching, bloating, and feelings
of pressure/discomfort in the stomach/gut. Simethicone helps break up gas
bubbles in the gut. Aluminum and magnesium antacids work quickly to lower the
acid in the stomach. Liquid antacids usually work faster/better than tablets or
This medication works only on existing acid in the
stomach. It does not prevent acid production. It may be used alone or with
other medications that lower acid production (e.g., H2 blockers such as
cimetidine/ranitidine and proton pump inhibitors such as
If you are self-treating with this medication, carefully
read the pa...
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